WHEREAS, the Omnibus State Reorganization Act of 1974 authorizes the Governor to create by executive order such advisory councils as may be necessary to receive federal funds and to make such assignment of agencies, programs or operations as may be necessary to conform with federal law or regulations to receive such funds, and
WHEREAS, the United States Department of Interior has promulgated certain regulations, including 36 C.F.R. Parts 1201 and 1202, which require the designation by the Governor of a State Historic Preservation Officer and the establishment of a State Historic Review Board to comply with the provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. Section 470 et seq.),
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHRISTOPHER S. BOND, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, hereby declare and direct the following:
The Director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources is hereby designated as the State Historic Preservation Officer and shall have all the powers, duties and responsibilities as provided by 36 C.F.R. Parts 1201 and 1202 for that office.
FURTHER, there is hereby established and created a Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation consisting of twelve persons, to be appointed by the Governor of Missouri, who shall serve without compensation other than expenses incurred. The membership of the Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation shall be as provided in 36 C.F.R. Part 1201.4 (as may be amended from time to time) and shall consist of persons having expertise and knowledge in the fields of history, historic and prehistoric archaeology, architectural history, architecture, and economic and community development, as well as non-professional members with demonstrated interest in historic preservation. Each member shall serve for a term of two years from the date of appointment and until his replacement is duly appointed.
The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation shall meet at least quarterly and may adopt bylaws to govern its operations which bylaws must be consistent with all applicable federal rules and regulations.
The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation shall have all the powers, duties and responsibilities provided by federal law and the rules and regulations for such board including, but not limited to, the following:
(a) Reviewing and approving each national register nomination prior to submission to the national register; and,
(b) Reviewing each completed state historic preservation plan as developed by the State Historic Preservation Officer prior to its submission to the Secretary of the United States Department of Interior; and,
(c) Providing general advice, guidance, and professional recommendations to the State Historic Preservation Officer in conducting the comprehensive statewide survey, preparing the State Historic Preservation Plan, carrying out any grants-in-aid program, and carrying out the other duties and responsibilities of the State Historic Preservation Officer;
Provided, however, that the Council shall perform no administrative function other than the administration of the internal affairs of the Council.
FURTHER, it is declared that this Order shall take effect immediately and shall supercede and be in lieu of all previous Executive Orders pertaining to the same subject.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I hereunto set my hand and cause to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson, this 16th day of June, 1981.
[Christopher S. Bond's signature]
[James Kirkpatrick's signature]
SECRETARY OF STATE
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